18 C
New Delhi
Monday, October 26, 2020

Ministry of Tourism Identifies 17 Sites to be Developed as Iconic Tourist Sites

Related

Sabre & Google Team Up, To Build AI Technology for Travel Industry

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), today announced that Sabre and Google are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technology platform that is an industry first...

Decline In Revenue-Passenger-Kilometer, High Cash Burn Rate Compell Airlines To Cut Jobs

Following the news that Cathay Pacific Airways is cutting over 5,000 jobs in Hong Kong and closing Cathay Dragon brand;

How China Mainland & Macao Are Using Blockchain Technology To Bring Back Cross Border Tours

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 20, 2020: From September 23 onwards, the Chinese mainland resumed issuing visas for visitors to Macao. Thanks to the mutual recognition system...

Thomas Cook India and SOTC Partner With Accor Launch Holiday Safe

Mumbai, October 19, 2020: Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., and SOTC Travel Ltd., have partnered with Accor, a global leader in augmented...

Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in the Lok Sabha has informed that The Government has identified some world class iconic tourist stations in India to attract foreign and domestic tourists.

Pursuant to the Budget Announcements of 2018-19, Ministry of Tourism has identified 17 sites in 12 clusters in the country for development as Iconic Tourist Sites namely Taj Mahal & Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), Ajanta & Ellora (Maharashtra), Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort & Qutub Minar (Delhi), Colva (Goa), Amer Fort (Rajasthan), Somnath & Dholavira (Gujarat), Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), Hampi (Karnataka), Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Kaziranga (Assam), Kumarakom (Kerala) and Mahabodhi Temple (Bihar).

The Ministry shall be developing the above sites in a holistic manner with focus on issues concerning connectivity to the destination, better facilities/experience for the tourists at the site, skill development, and involvement of local community, promotion & branding and by bringing private investment. The development of Iconic Tourist sites scheme is awaiting approval of the Ministry of Finance.

- Advertisement -

More articles

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Sabre & Google Team Up, To Build AI Technology for Travel Industry

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), today announced that Sabre and Google are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technology platform that is an industry first...

Decline In Revenue-Passenger-Kilometer, High Cash Burn Rate Compell Airlines To Cut Jobs

Following the news that Cathay Pacific Airways is cutting over 5,000 jobs in Hong Kong and closing Cathay Dragon brand;

LoungUp’s Latest Update Makes Responding To Guest’s Requests Much Easier

A leading figure in guest relationship management for tourist accommodation providers, LoungeUp allows hotels to interact with their guests at key...

“Its Bad Math!”, Expert Who’s Was Part Of The Study, Challenges IATA’s COVID Safety claims

The recent claims by the troubled aviation sector to convince the travellers that it's safe to fly have been questioned by...

How To Achieve ROI for Wellness In Your Hotel

Interest in wellness is greater than ever as people are re-evaluating their priorities and try to focus more on their health...

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!